Like 911, 211 is a nationally recognized, easy-to-remember phone number that instantly connects people in need with community resources. The purpose of 211 is to connect individuals who need help with the right human services in their local community. The 211 service is widely available across the country including in Lake County.
United Way of Lake County is seeking an innovative individual passionate about serving others to develop and lead a team in ensuring that 211 Lake County excels in the delivery of referral services and information to the residents of Lake County. The 211 Manager will be responsible for ensuring that 211 Lake County provides a positive experience for individuals, non-profit organizations, and government agencies and is a valued partner to stakeholders throughout the county.
United Way is participating in the AmeriCorps Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) program. This national program has provided us with top-of-the-line staff members, allowing us to significantly expand our programs to reach more children and their families in Lake County. Each volunteer member makes a full-time, year-long commitment to serve on a specific project at a nonprofit organization or public agency.
Support our 211 helpline as an AmeriCorp VISTA member.
Support our Kindergarten Countdown Camp as an AmeriCorp VISTA member.
All VISTA applications are required to be submitted through the MyAmeriCorps Portal (links above). All applications will be reviewed by Midwest Region staff before candidates are placed into service.
United Way of Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a culturally diverse staff committed to working in a pluralistic and complex environment.
We encourage applications from people who identify as LGBTQIA+, women, veterans, people who have been historically marginalized, and people with disabilities.
Interested applicants, can apply at Indeed.com.
For questions, email UWLC@uwlakeco.org.